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We all love trivia, but we also love horror movies, especially ones based on true stories.  Sly Ainsbury has combined the two to come up with this shockingly disturbing book - Deathly Trivia.

Fun for late night reading and for using in quiz nights with a macabre theme... death and horror.

Endless subjects are covered, from serial killers to accidents, if it's to do with death or the dark side, it is probably in this book.  If you feel brave, and want some trivia with more "bite" then please, read on...

Examples include:

What serial killer infamous with clowns, and was known as The Killer Clown?
John Wayne Gacy

The electric chair, for capital punishment, is only used in two countries, True or False?
True (America and the Philippines)

According to the World Health Organization, is it North Korea or South Korea that rates second in the world with the highest suicide rates per 100,000 people?
South Korea

A method of execution in early Europe and Asia was boiling a person to death in water, tar or tallow contained in a cauldron, what other liquid was used?
Oil

There are three stages of having a terminal illness, the first stage being disbelief and the third stage is acceptance, but what is the second stage?
Depression

What English King made boiling a prisoner to death a form of capital punishment?
Henry VIII

According to the Catholic faith, the state or place of temporary punishment or purification is called what?
Purgatory

What film was Bruce Lee's son, Brandon Lee, filming when he was shot and killed with a prop gun that had a live bullet by mistake?
The Crow

What is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument with a burial chamber of the deceased inside?
Mausoleum

A disused form of capital punishment was to remove the skin from the condemned prisoner's body, what is this called?
Flaying

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